If you ever wonder what you get for the taxes you pay, check out INSPIRE. State and federal dollars come together to give Hoosiers quick and easy Internet access to a quarter-billion authoritative news and journal articles. Plus, INSPIRE helps people prepare for college and careers.
ACPL has a link to INSPIRE within our Research tab at the top of our website (click on Research & Learning), but you can also get there by typing www.inspire.net
in the url box on your browser.
Librarians often use INSPIRE to look up Consumer Reports articles about cars or appliances people are thinking about buying. We also use it to show high school and college students how to find relevant articles on their research topics.
There is also career help provided through INSPIRE's Testing & Education Reference Center. People can use it to fill in their training gaps as they look for jobs. They can also take practice tests for jobs or college admission and create resumes.
Some people will figure out how to use INSPIRE right away, but librarians will be glad to help anyone get started. It's a great way to find solid information to help you in countless ways -- and you've already paid for it.
Evan - Married, three children, two grandchildren, formerly a newspaper journalist, now a public librarian, at all times a board game nut.